Thomsen leads underclassmen in InterMat rankings

Last week, InterMat finished their updated class rankings with a total of three Iowa natives making the freshman and sophomore list. The list is available on InterMat for Platinum subscribers, and you can go back and view our write up on the 2017 junior class, and 2016 senior class. It’s no surprise to see Alex…

Iowans and Recruits to Watch at Super 32 This Weekend

For some time now, the Super 32 tournament, which is resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been the pinnacle of preseason wrestling tournaments. Usually occurring the first weekend in November (this year that includes October 31st as well), the Super 32 draws talent from just about every state in the country, and it’s not uncommon…

InterMat Updates 2018-20 Recruiting Class Rankings

InterMat has now released their final updated recruiting class rankings for all classes – if you missed the seniors and juniors post, you can direct your attention here. Making the lists in the younger recruiting classes becomes much more of an accomplishment than one might think. For starters InterMat only lists 25 freshmen, and just…

Flowrestling Releases New High School Rankings

Flowrestling has released new weight class rankings after the ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet Nationals (Fargo) and Iowa placed 11 wrestlers on the list, with an additional four Hawkeye commits and one Panther commit also making the top 20 weight class rankings. Rankings – Flowrestling 106: #11 Aden Reeves (FR) – Albia 106: #20 Kyle Biscoglia (SO)…

Matchup Monday: Justin Mejia vs Alex Thomsen

With the announcement of IA Wrestle’s Night of Conflict Event last week, we will be releasing matchups for the event. The event will feature top Iowa wrestlers from around the state competing in head-to-head battles for supremacy across multiple weight classes. Since this matchup was announced on the Potentially Dangerous Podcast, this will be the…

Fargo Cadet Freestyle Final Results

While Team Iowa had a rough medal round in which their wrestlers went 3-6 – including two of those losses in the finals. Despite all that, Iowa put together a top five team finish by racking up 36 points. The first Iowan in the finals, Alex Thomsen (120), put up a ton of points with…

Fargo Cadet Freestyle Session III Recap

Session III was concluded earlier this afternoon and Team Iowa put together a much stronger freestyle performance thus far as nine wrestlers have assured themselves of All-American status at the Fargo Dome. Kyle Biscoglia (100) is one of those wrestlers remaining as he made the semifinals of his weight class. So far he has recorded…

Fargo Cadet Greco-Roman Final Results

Iowa entered the final round of the Cadet Greco-Roman compeition with four wrestlers looking to finish up their All-America status. Two wrestlers made it into the third place match, while Iowa also placed a wrestler in each of the fifth and seventh place matches. Aden Reeves (106) got things started off right for Iowa when…

Fargo Cadet Greco-Roman Session III Recap

Iowa entered Day two of the Cadet Greco-Roman tournament with nine wrestlers all competing for a spot on the podium and forever being known as a Fargo All-American. Only four wrestlers would make it through the infamous blood round (the last match a wrestler needs to win to make the podium). Two Iowans will go…

IA Wrestle Fargo Cadet Preview

This year Iowa will be taking a talented group* into the Fargo High School National Championships, and while only a pair of Cadet All-Americans will be returning for Team Iowa, they are bringing plenty of experience that hopefully will make a push to put multiple guys on the stand. A year ago, Iowa took 11th…

Wrestler of the Week – Ryan Schmalen

IA Wrestle is introducing a new wrestler of the week award which will go to any wrestler who happens to have an Iowa tie. Whether the wrestler be in high school, college, or on the Senior level. After his fantastic Conflict at Carver, we are happy to honor our first ever recepitant, Ryan Schmalen, who won…